Wednesday Dec 4
The Austin Chronicle
I'll Take You There: Mavis Staples, the Staple Singers, and the March up Freedom's Highway
Mavis Staples, 74, doesn't have a story without the Staple Singers, the family group her father Roebuck formed to escape Chicago's slaughterhouses and steel mills, while the Seventies hitmakers don't have a legacy without the context of postwar gospel.
From grunge to Tony Bennett, A.C. swings for turkey time
This weekend, there's a red-headed Rock and Roll Hall of Fame slide guitarist at Caesars and a formidable blues and gospel double bill at Harrah's.
New York Magazine
Seven Soulful Music Events
Bonnie Raitt The Capitol Theatre ; 11/19 at 6:30 p.m.; 149 Westchester Ave., nr.
Concert Review: Mavis Staples performs at Northampton's Calvin Theatre
NORTHAMPTON _ Mavis Staples brought "greetings from the Windy City," to the Calvin Theater on Thursday night, pointing out that while she was initially confused about where she was , she'll never forget where she's from.
The Burlington Free Press
'Hear This' for week of Nov. 7
He'll perform at 8 p.m. Saturday in the clubby basement atmosphere of FlynnSpace in Burlington.